Bent Handle Fisherman's Basket

c. 1850
$428 USD SOLD
Dimensions
H: 22.0" Dia: 15.75"
Materials
Wood
Willow
Collection #
BJFF101B
Estimated Shipping
$20

Basket making is an ancient and humble craft, but in the hands of a skilled weaver a simple willow basket can become a truly beautiful work of art. This bent handle basket was made in China long ago, and the artisan’s mastery is evident: the strong, flexible willow strips are skillfully intertwined into a delicate pattern. The wider bands of the handle add presence and strength to the intricate patterning represented in the weave. This particular example is further decorated with fabric reinforcements and painted characters along the arched handle. We love it for firewood, toys, wastepaper or anything you want stored beautifully.

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Andrea Goldman | Andrea Goldman Design

“Over the years, I’ve incorporated many pieces from PAGODA RED into my designs. Not only can they balance new furnishings (and often new construction) by feeling more established, but the pieces emanate a sense of rich history, often leaving you wondering where they were in a previous life. These beautiful pieces carefully hand-selected by the team at PAGODA RED, coupled with their unbelievable customer service, make them a must-have for any home.”

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